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fire and water, and thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.
12 I will go into thine house with burnt-onerings,and will pay thee my vows, which I promised with my lips, and spake with my mouth, when I was in trouble.
13I will offer unto thee fat burntsacrifices, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks and goats.
14 come hither,and hearken, all ye that fear God,and I will tell you what he hath done for my soul.
15 I called unto him with my mouth, and gave him praises with my tongue.
16 If I incline unto wickedness with mine heart, the Lord will not hear me.
17 But God hath heard me,and considered the voice of my prayer.
18 Praised be God, who hath not cast out my prayer, nor turned his mercy from me.
Psalm 67. Deits misereatur.
GOD be merciful unto us, and bless us, and show us the hirlit of his countenance, aud be merciful unto us;
2 That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
3 Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee.
4 O let the nations rejoice and be dad; for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth.
•5 Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
6 Then shall the earth bring forth her increase; and God,even our own God, shall give us his blessing.
7 God shall bless us; and all the ends of the world shall fear him.
The thirteenth Day.
Psalm 68. Exurgat Dens. ET God arise, and let his enei mies be scattered; let 'kvm
also that hate him flee beforehim.
2 Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt thou drive them away; and likens wax inelteth at the lire, so let the ungodly perish at the presence of God.
3 But let the righteous be glad, and rejoice before God; let them also be merry aud joyful.
4 O sing unto God, and sing praises unto his name; magnify him that rideth upon the heavens, as it were upon an horse; praise him in his name J AH, and rejoice before nim.
5 He is a father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows; even God in his holy habitation.
6 He is the God that maketh men to be of one mind in an house, and bringeth the prisoners •ut of captivity; but letteth the runagates continue in scarceness.
7 O God, when thou wentest forth before the people; when thou wentest through the wilderness,
8 The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at the presence of God; even as Sinai also was moved at the presence of God, who is the God of Israel.
9 Thou, O God, sentest a gr;i cious rain upon thine inheritance, and refreshedst it when it was weary.
10 Thy congregation shall dwell therein; for thou, O God. hast of thy goodness prepared for the poor.
11 The Lord gave the word; great was the company of the preachers.
12 Kings with their armies did flee, and were discomfited, and they of the household divided the spoil.
13 Though ye have lain among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove that is covered with silver wings, and her feathers like gold.
14 When the Almighty seattifed kings for their sake, then were they as white as snow in Salmon. my simpleness, and my faults are
15 As the hill of Basan, so is God's hill; even an high hill, as the hill of Basan.
lfi Why hop yeso,yehigh hills? this is God's hill, in the which it pleaseth him to dwell; yea, the Lord will abide in it for ever.
17 The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of Angels; and the Lord is among them as in the holy place of Sinai.
18 Thou art gone up on high, thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts for men; yea, even for thine enemies, that the Lord God might dwell among them.
19 Praised be the Lord daily, even the God who helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon us.
2t1 He is our God, even the God of whom cometli salvation: God is the Lord, by whom we escape death.
21 God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such the one as goeth on still in his wickedness.
22 The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did from Basan, mine own will I bring again, as I did sometime from the deep of the sea.
23 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and that the tongue of thy dogs may be red through the same.
24 It is well seen, O God, how thou goest; how thou, my God and King, goest in the sanctuary.
25 The singers go before, the minstrels follow after; in the midst are the damsels playing with the timbrels.
26 Give thanks, O Israel, unto God the Lord, in the congregations,from the ground of the heart.
27 There is little Benjamin their ruler, and the princes of Juda their council; the princes of Zebulon, and the princes of Nenh
28 Thy God hath sent forth strength for thee; stablish the thing, O God, that thou hast wrought in us.
29 For thy temple's sake at Jerusalem: so shall kings bring presents unto thee.
30 When the company of the spear-men, and multitude of the mighty, are scattered abroad among the beasts of the people, so that they humbly bring pieces of silver; and when he hath scattered the people that delight in war;
31 Then shall the princes come out of Egypt; the Morians' land shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
32 Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord,
33 Who sitteth in the heavens overall, from the beginning: Lo, he doth send out his voice; yea, and that a mighty voice.
34 Ascribe ye the power to God over Israel; his worship and strength is in the clouds.
35 O God, wonderful art thou in thy holy places: even the God of Israel, he will give strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.
not hid from thee.
t, Let not them that trust in thee, O Lord God of hosts, be
heart; I am full of heaviness: I looked for some to have pity on me, but there was no man, neither found I any to comfort me.
ashamed for mv cause; let not| 22 They gave me gall to eat; those that seek thee be confoundeded through me, O Lord God of Israel.
7 And why? for thy sake have I suffered reproof; shame hath covered my face.
S I am become a stranger unto my brethren, even an alien unto inV mother's children.
and when I was thirsty, they gave me vinegar to drink.
23 Let their table be made a snare to take themselves withal; and let the things that should have been for their wealth, be unto them an occasion of falling.
24 Let their eyes be blinded, that they see not; and ever bow
't> For the zeal of thine house | thou down their backs hath even eaten me, and the re-l 25 Pour out thine indignation Dukes of them that rebuked thee, I upon them, and let thy wrathful
are fallen upon me
displeasure take hold of them.
10 I wept, and chastened my-1 26 Let their habitation be void, self with fasting, and that was [and no man to dwell in their servants shall inherit it; and they 7 O let my mouth be filled with
turned to my reproof.
I'll put on sackcloth also, and they rested upon me.
12 They that sit in the gate speak against me, and the drunkards make songs upon me.
13 But, Lord, I make my pmyer unto thee in an acceptable time.
14 Hear me,0 God,in the multitude of thy mercy, even in the truth of thy salvation.
15 Take me out of the mire, that I sink not; 0 let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.
16 Let not the water-flood drown me, neither let the deep swallow me up; and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.
17 Hear me, 0 Lord, for thy loving-kindness is comfortable; turn thee unto me according to the multitude of thy mercies:
18 And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: O haste thee, and hear me.
19 Draw nigh unto my soul, and save it; O deliver me, because of mine enemies.
20 Thou hast known my rer proof, my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all in thy sight.
21 Thy rebuke hath broken my
27 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk how they may vex them whom thou hast wounded.
28 Let them fall from one wickedness to another, and not come into thy righteousness.
29 Let them be wiped out of the book of the living, and not be written among the righteous.
30 As for me, when I am poor and in heaviness, thy help, O God, shall lift me up.
311 will praise the name of God with a song, and magnify it with thanksgiving.
32 This also shall please the Lord, better than a bullock that hath horns and hoofs.
33 The humble shall consider this,and be glad: seek ye after God, and your soul shall live.
■34 For the Lord hearcth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners.
35 Let heaven and earth praise him: the seas, and all that moveth therein.
36 For God will save Sion, and build the cities of .luda, that men may dwell there, and have it in possession.
37 The posterity also of his
that love his name shall dwell thy praise, that I may sing of thy
therein. | glory and honour all the day long.
Psalm 70. Dens, in adjiUorium. l 8 Cast me not away in the
HASTE thee,O God, to deliver j time of age; forsake me not when me; make haste to help me, my strength faileth me: O Lord. I 9 For mine enemies speak
2 Let them be ashamed and'against me; and they that lay wait confounded, that seek after my for my soul take their counsel to
soul; let them be turned backward and put to confusion, that wish me evil.
3 Let them for their reward be soon brought to shame, that cry over me, There, there.
4 But let allthose thatseekthee be joyful and glad in thee: and let all such as delight in thy salvation say always, The Lord be praised.
5 As for me, I am poor and in misery: haste thee unto me, O God.
6 Thou art my helper, and my Redeemer: O Lord, make no long tarrying.
The fourteenth Day.
Psalm 71. In te, Domine, speravi.
IN thee, 0 Lord, have I put my trust; let me never be put to confusion, but rid me, and deliver me in thy righteousness; incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
2 Be thou my strong hold, v\ hereunto I may alway resort: thou hast promised to help me, for thou art my house of defence, and my castle.
3 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the ungodly, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man:
4 For thou, O Lord God, art the thing that I long for: thou art my hope, even from my youth.
5 Through thee have I been holdenupever since I was born: thou art he that took me out of
my mother's womb: my praise shall be always of thee.
6 I am become as it were a monster unto many, but my sure and thy faithfulness, O' God, play
trust is in thee.
gether, saying, God hath forsaken Kim; persecutehim,and take him; for there is none to deliver him.
10 Go not far from me, O God; my God, haste thee to help me.
11 Let them be confounded and
fierish, that are against my soul; et them be covered with shame and dishonour, that seek to do me evil.
12 As for me, I will patiently abide alway, and will praise thee more and more.
13 My mouth shall daily speak of thy "righteousness and salvation; for I know no end thereof.
14I will go forth in the strength of the Lord God, and will make mention of thy righteousness only.
15 Thou, O God, hast taught me from my vouth up until now; therefore will I tell of thy won drous works.
16 Forsake me not, O God, in mine old age, when I am greyheaded, until I have showed thy strength unto this generation, and, thy power to all them that are yet for to come.
17 Thy righteousness, O God, is very high, and great things are they that thou hast done: O God, who is like unto thee!
18 O what great troubles and adversities hast thou showed me! and yetdidst thou turn and refresh me; yea, and broughtest me from the deep of the earth again.
19 Thou hast brought me to great honour, and comforted me on every side:
20 Therefore will I praise thee,
I ing upon an instrument of music
unto thee will I sing upon the harp,0 thou Holy One of Israel.
21 My lips will be fain when I sing unto thee; and so will my soul, whom thou hast delivered.
22 My tongue shall also talk of thy righteousness all the day long; for they are confounded ancf brought unto shame, that seek to do me evil.
Psalm 72. Dens, judicium.
GIVE the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.
2 Then shall he judge thy people according unto right, and defend the poor.
3 The mountains also shall bring peace, and the little hills righteousness unto the people.
4 He shall keep the simple folk by their right, defend the children of the poor, and punish the wrong doer.
5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endureth, from one generation to another.
6 He shall come down like the rain into a fleece of wool, even as the drops that water the earth.
7 In his time shall the righteous flourish; yea, and abundance of peace, so long as the moon endureth.
8 His dominion shall be also from the one sea to the other, and from the flood unto the world's end.
9 They that dwell in the wilderness shall kneel before him; his enemies shall lick the dust.
10 The kings of Tharsis and of the isles shall give presents; the kings of Arabia and Saba shall bring gifts.
11 All kings shall fall down before him; all nations shall do him service.
12 For he shall deliverthe poor when he crieth; the needy also, and him that hath no helper.
13 He shall be favourable to the simple and needy, and shall preserve the souls of the poor.
14 He shall deliver their souls from falsehood and wrong; and dear shall their blood be in his sight.
15 He shall live, and unto him shall be given of the gold of Arabia; prayer shall be made ever unto Vim, and daily shall he be praised.
16 There shall be an heap of corn in the earth, high upon the hills; his fruit shall shake like Libanus, and shall be green in the city like grass upon the earth.
17 His name shall endure for ever; his name shall remain under the sun among the posterities, which shall be blessed through him; and all the heathen shall praise him.
18 Blessed be the Lord God, even the God of Israel, which only doeth wondrous things;
19 And blessed be the name of his Majesty for ever: and all the earth shall be filled with his Majesty. Amen, Amen.
EVENING PRAYER. Psalm 73. Quam bonus Israel!
TRULY God is loving unto Israel; even unto such as are of a clean heart.
2 Nevertheless, my feet were almost gone, my treadings had well nigh slipt.
3 And why? I was grieved at the wicked: I do also see the ungodly in such prosperity.
4 For they are in no peril of death; but are lusty and strong.
5 They come in no misfortune like other folk; neither are they plagued like other men.
6 And this is the cause that they are so holden with pride, and overwhelmed with cruelty.
7 Their eyes swell with fatness, and they do even what they lust.
8 They corrupt other, and speak of wicked blasphemy; their talking is against the Most High.
9 For they stretch forth'their mouth unto the heaven, and their tongue goetu through the Witt id.